Psychology Professor Receives Distinguished Scientist Award

Psychology Professor Receives Distinguished Scientist Award

March 28, 2019

Fred Shaffer, professor of psychology, received the Distinguished Scientist Award at the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback AAPB Scientific Meeting held in Denver March 13-16. The conference brings clinicians, physicians, researchers and professionals involved with biofeedback and applied psychophysiology together to exchange information, ideas, scientific data and to share experiences.

Shaffer was also one of the guest speakers at the conference where he presented a keynote session titled “It Takes a Village to Increase HRV: A Celebration of My Colleagues’ Inspiring Ideas.”

A biological psychologist, Shaffer has taught at Truman since 1975 and his current research focuses on techniques to increase heart rate variability. He also serves as director of Truman’s Center for Applied Psychophysiology and is a contributing editor for the journal Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.

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